41-year-old New Haven man killed in crash

Hamden Police

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Hamden police say a New Haven man died in a crash early Friday morning.

Just before 2 a.m. Friday, Hamden police were called to Newhall and Newbury Streets for an accident. There, police say they found 41-year-old Charles C. Knight III lying in the road next to his car. Paramedics pronounced him dead on scene.

Police say Knight was driving north on Prospect Street when he hit a stone wall near Mill Rock Road, causing major damage to the car. Police say Knight then continued on Mill Rock Road toward Newhall Street and Newbury Street where the car stopped against a street sign pole.

The accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (203)230-4036.

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